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1

How much is the difference of time between any two consecutive longitudes?
1) 10 minutes
2) 14 minutes
3) Four minutes
4) 30 minutes

Four minutes because there are total 360° in the whole complete round in 24 hours. So for every one hour Earth rotates 15°. So for every 1° the time difference for to longitudes will be four minutes.

2

Article 280

Finance Commission - 4+1 members

3

Constitution Amendment

1) 86th amendment
2) 91st amendment
3) 99th amendment

1) 2002 - Right to Education - Article 21-A
2) 2003 - max minister 15% of the total members of LS
3) 2014 - 124-A National Judicial Appointment Commission (NJAC) came instead of Collegium sysytem. Now NJAC was declared unconstitutional and Collegium System is followed.

4

Below city is situated beside which river?
Lahore, Pakistan
-> River Indus
-> River Sutlej
-> River Chenab
-> River Ravi

River Ravi

5

2) Closest star to earth?
3) Brightest star for earth?
4) Father of Ecology?
5) Who discovered double helical structure of DNA?
6) Who discovered neutron?
7) Who discovered electron?
8) Who named the elements Carbon, Hydrogen and Oxygen?
9) Muriatic Acid?
10) Khajuraho temples were built by?

A) James Chadwick
B) Lord Mount Batten
C) Sirius
D) Antoine Lavoisier
E) Francis Crick
F) James Watson
G) Alexander Von Humboldt
H) J J Thompson

2) Proxima Century
3) Sirius ( Dog Star)
4) Alexander Von Humboldt
5) James Watson and Francis Crick
6) James Chadwick -1932 Nobel Prize for Physics
7) J J Thompson
8) Antoine Lavoisier
9) HCl
10) Chandela Kings in Chhatrapur, MP, UNESCO site, total 85 temples, 25 remaining

6

Founder and Capital of below Dynasty is?

Wadiyar Dynasty
1) Jai Singh (Vijayaditya) - Vengil
2) Pushmitra Sung Patliputra
3) Shishunag - Rajgrah (Madhya Pradesh)
4) Yaduray Wadiyar - Mysore
5) Sri Gupta - Patliputra

Yaduray Wadiyar - Mysore

7

Military(Army/Navy/Air Force/ Terrorism) Excercise held between?
Nomadic Elephant
-> Singapore
-> US
-> Sri Lanka
-> Mongolia

India and Mongolia

8

Name the largest lake of India.
Name the largest fresh water lake of World.
Name the largest lake of the world

1) Chilika Lake
2) Lake Baikal, (Serbia) Russia
3) Caspian Sea

9

The Philosophy of Bomb book is written by?

B C Vohra - in this he told that Bhagat SIngh believed in Marxism n was secular

10

Below city is situated beside which river?
Jaunpur

River Gomti

11

Below Dance/ Festival is related to which state?

Gambhira, Chhau, Santhali, Alkao, Domni

West Bengal

12

Where is the below Research Institute present?
Central Forest Research Institute
-> Haryana
-> Dehradun
-> Delhi
-> Mumbai

Dehradun, Uttrakhand

13

Name the tallest statue of India.
Where is Mount Cotopaxi located?
Where is Lake Titicaca?

Statue of Unity, Gujarat
Where is Mount Cotopaxi located - Andes Mountain, Ecuador
Where is Lake Titicaca? - border of Peru and Bolivia

14

Article 315

UPSC - no fixed members

15

Constitution Amendment

100th amendment

2015 - ratified the land boundary agreement between India and Bangladesh

16

1) National Parks/ Wildlife Sanctuary/ Biosphere Reserve in
Indravati National Park
Kanger Valley National Park
Guru Ghasi Das (Sanjay) National Park

Chattisgarh

17

Schemes for Women Empowerment

1) Nirbhaya Yojana
2) Mahila Police Volunteer Scheme

1) Nirbhaya Yojana - CCTV installation, SOS security, helpline number - 112 (by Amit Shah) - in 3 stages

2) Mahila Police Volunteer Scheme - every village will have a Volunteer Women who will work in shadows and inform circle inspector of any women related criminal matters - paid Rs 1000 per month

18

Founder and Capital of below Dynasty is?

Sathwahan Dynasty
1) Simukh - Prathisthan (Andhra Pradesh)
2) Vasudev (Vigraharaj) - Ajmer
3) Vajrahast - Puri
4) Bimbisar - Rajgrah, Patliputra

Simukh - Prathisthan (Andhra Pradesh)

19

Article 52

about President

20

Below term is used in which game?
Pull Hall, The Green, Bunker, Par, Lie, Bogey, PGA Tour and Master open, United States Open

Tee, Caddie, Bogey, Hole, Link

Golf

21

Name the place where below grass fields are found

Composed Grass

1) Africa
2) South America
3) Brazil
4) India
5) New Zealand
6) Argentina
7) Europe
8) Australia
9) North America

Preiri - North America
Savana - Africa (junglee ghas)
Pampas - South America (Argentina)
Daunce - Australia
Composed Grass - Brazil
Veld Grass fields - South America
Canterbari grass - New Zealand (most costly grass)
Stepies Grass - Europe
Scutch Grass - most common in India (known as - dhurwa)

22

Who among the following invented bifocal lens, Cyclotron and Hydrogen Bomb?
1) Benjamin Franklin
2) Evangelista Torricelli
3) Edward Teller
4) Ernest Lawrence

Benjamin Franklin - Bifocal Lens
Ernest Lawrence - Cyclotron
Edward Teller - Hydrogen Bomb

23

In which year below company was established?

1) Portuguese East India Company
2) English East India Company
3) Dutch East India Company
4) Danish East India Company
5) French East India Company

1) Portuguese East India Company - 1498
2) English East India Company - 1600
3) Dutch East India Company - 1602
4) Danish East India Company - 1616
5) French East India Company - 1664

24

Sobriquet for Madagascar (Island Country in Indian Ocean)
-> Land of Morning Calm
-> Holy Land
-> Island of Cloves
-> Eighth Continent

-> Island of Cloves
-> Eighth Continent

25

Constitution Amendment

92nd amendment

2003 – Bodo, Maithili, Santhali & Dogri (8th Schedule)

26

1) Name the biggest River Island of the World.
2) Name the highest peak of Rockies mountain -
3) Name the highest peak of Alps Mountain Range

1) Majuli Island, Brahmaputra River, Assam
2) Mount Elbert, Colorado US
3) Mount Blanc (White Mountain) Europe

27

Below city is situated beside which river?
Budapest, Hungary
-> River Tigris
-> River Nile
-> River Kizil
-> River Danube

River Danube

28

Government Schemes motto

Nammami Gange

Ganga sanitation
-> 26 thousand crores cost

29

Below city is situated beside which river?
London, US
-> River Thames
-> River St. Lawrence
-> River Manzanares
-> River MosKva

River Thames

30

Constitution Amendment

86th amendment

2002 – insertion of Article 21A